Author: Lark_Bookwyrm

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Book Collectorz cataloging program

Book Collectorz cataloging program

A year or two ago (probably closer to two), I received Book Collector, a book cataloging program from Collectorz, as a gift.  I had researched a number of options for cataloging my books, from online catalogs like LibraryThing to shareware programs. Book Collector looked like the best bet, largely because… Read more »

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Book-A-Minute

Book-A-Minute purports to offer “ultra-condensed” versions of the classics you know you should have read, along with an extensive selection of SF/Fantasy and children’s books, so that you can read them in considerably less time than the full-length version would require.  In fact, this is a humor site, strictly for… Read more »

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Replacing My Print Library?

Joe Konrath, successful thriller author and promoter of self-publishing, recently blogged about getting rid of some of his [paper] books.  According to Konrath, he has replaced a number of them with e-books, and plans to replace many of the remaining books. Judging by the 150-plus comments he’s gotten, he struck… Read more »

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And the Earth Shook…

And the Earth Shook…

You don’t expect earthquakes in Virginia.  It’s true that central Virginia is slightly more likely to have seismic activity than a lot of the rest of the East Coast, but that’s not saying much.  There is a fault line running through Virginia, part of what was once a tectonic plate… Read more »

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“The Pun Also Rises” by John Pollack

“The Pun Also Rises” by John Pollack

Puns are everywhere, from Shakespeare (“Now is the winter of our discontent / Made glorious summer by this sun of York”) to marketing (a camping store’s off-season slogan: “Now is the winter of our discount tent”.)   In The Pun Also Rises: How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and… Read more »

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Announcing: Harry Potter e-books

J. K. Rowling has announced a new website, which will officially open in October.  It will offer interactive online versions of the books, beginning with the first book (including Sorting Hat questions and a Wand Chooser.)  The second book will be added to the site in 2012.  In addition, the… Read more »

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Anthem for Doomed Youth by Carola Dunn

Anthem for Doomed Youth by Carola Dunn

Anthem for Doomed Youth by Carola Dunn Series: Daisy Dalrymple #19 Published by Minotaur Books on April 29, 2011 Genres: British mystery, Cozy Mystery, Historical Mystery Pages: 289 Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads Also in this series: Gone West, Heirs of the Body, The Corpse at the Crystal Palace… May 14, 2011 Book Reviews 0 ★★★

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